Definitions of elves

  1. To entangle hair in so intricate a manner that it cannot be disentangled. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. A fairy; a wandering spirit; an undersized or mischievous demon. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. an acronym for Emissions of Light and Very low frequency perturbations due to Electromagnetic pulse Sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Plural of elf; as, the old folk tales tell of friendly elves. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Elvish. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for elves

  1. The tiny elves ran about, skipping and dancing, skipping and dancing. – The Beacon Second Reader by James H. Fassett
  2. Now, Frederick, you will get to see those ant- like little elves that are called noctiluci or night- lights. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann